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Murray exploits Federer forehand for Dubai upset win
Dubai, March 4 (DPA) Andy Murray stayed calm as he engineered an upset, handing Roger Federer a first-round defeat with a 6-7 (6-8), 6-3, 6-4 win Monday at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 1:51:07 PM

Saudi Arabia arrests 28 Al Qaeda men for 'terror plot'
Riyadh, March 3 (DPA) Saudi Arabia's ministry of the interior arrested 28 suspects for planning terror attacks and seeking to recruit youths and rebuild Al Qaeda's local cells, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said Monday.

Monday, March 03, 2008 10:49:20 PM

Tim Southee named player of the Under-19 World Cup
Dubai, March 3 (IANS) New Zealand opening bowler Tim Southee's remarkable performance has fetched him the 'Player of the Tournament' award in the Under-19 World Cup.

Monday, March 03, 2008 8:40:58 PM

Iran nuclear dispute takes centre stage at IAEA meet (Lead)
Vienna, March 3 (DPA) The UN nuclear watchdog said Monday a fullfledged investigation into questions regarding possible attempts by Iran to pursue nuclear weapons needed yet to take place.

Monday, March 03, 2008 5:57:56 PM

14 bodies found in mass grave in Iraq
Tikrit (Iraq), March 3 (Xinhua) The US troops found 14 bodies in a mass grave near the city of Samarra, some 120 km north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a source in the US and Iraqi liaison office said Monday.

Monday, March 03, 2008 5:37:29 PM

Car bomb kills 12 in Baghdad
Baghdad, March 3 (Xinhua) At least 12 people were killed and more than 40 injured when a car bomb went off in the central part of the Iraqi capital Monday, an interior ministry source said.

Monday, March 03, 2008 4:46:26 PM

Israel withdraws troops from Gaza, Hamas declares victory
Tel Aviv/Gaza, March 3 (DPA) Hamas has called the pullout of Israeli troops from the Gaza Strip a 'victory' Monday after five days of fighting that has claimed the highest number of victims since the six-day war of 1967, local media and the Israel Army confirmed.

Monday, March 03, 2008 3:07:24 PM

Gulf construction boom - sky is the limit (Feature)
Dubai, March 3 (IANS) The world's tallest building, biggest mall, largest airport, largest arch bridge - the projects in the $1-trillion building boom in the Gulf are all about scale, about extreme engineering and about architecture. And this Middle East metropolis is leading the charge.

Monday, March 03, 2008 10:47:33 AM

Iraqis will foil US plans: Ahmadinejad
Tehran, March 3 (DPA) Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said during his Iraq visit that the Iraqi people would eventually foil US plans in the Persian Gulf region.

Monday, March 03, 2008 2:29:41 AM

Israeli air strike kills two militants in Gaza
Gaza, March 3 (DPA) An Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip has killed two militants, witnesses and medics said.

Monday, March 03, 2008 12:24:44 AM

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